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600,000+ members
Union members in NSW are paid more,
get better conditions and
receive greater protections at work.

60+ unions
Unions NSW is the peak body,
representing affiliated unions
across almost every industry in NSW.

150 years
Workers have been organising,
educating and fighting for their
rights at Sydney Trades Hall since 1895.

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  • Why are NSW teachers on strike? The teaching profession has reached a crisis point in NSW due to a decade of rising workloads, uncompetitive salaries and growing staff shortages. The NSW Government has failed to address these problems, leaving teachers with no choice but strike. Read more

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  • Unions NSW Response to Women’s Economic Opportunities Review Unions NSW’s submission to the NSW Government’s Women’s Economic Opportunity Review focuses on ten recommendations to support women in the workforce, create the opportunities and conditions for women to succeed and improve women’s economic security throughout their lifetime. Read more

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